Definition of firemaster in English:



  • The chief officer of a fire brigade.

    • ‘One Scottish firemaster said: ‘I would like to see a settlement in Scotland.’’
    • ‘The holiday pay deal was proposed to Central Scotland fire board by John Early, the firemaster for the area, which covers Stirling, Falkirk and Clackmannanshire.’
    • ‘Scotland's firemasters have also called for the bill to become law, believing that sprinklers could make the difference between life and death, especially in care homes.’
    • ‘The operation was directed personally by Lothian and Borders' new firemaster, Brian Allaway, only one week into his post.’
    • ‘The firemasters say they are worried about proposals by the Executive to hold the Fire Central Budget for Scotland at £7.28m for the next three years.’